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The Entrepreneurial Mind features entertaining and informative small business stories from award winning author and journalist, Bruce Freeman—aka The Small Business Professor.

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The Small Business Professor: Email Marketing & E Commerce

posted by David Wolf on Aug 20, 2010 | Comments (10) | Permalink

Professor Bruce, The Small Business Professor’s commentary on email marketing and e commerce for small business.

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The Small Business Professor: Formula for Success

posted by David Wolf on Jul 12, 2010 | Comments (2) | Permalink

Professor Bruce (Bruce Freeman) joins us for a quick update about the work he is doing.

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Surviving Tough Times-Brother International Survey

posted by David Wolf on Mar 12, 2010 | Comments (4) | Permalink

Professor Bruce Freeman joins David Wolf to share ome results from the Brother International Small Business Survey and his insights about the state of small businesses and about the state of mind SB owners need to maintain to survive during these tough times.

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The Small Business Professor: Plan B

posted by David Wolf on Feb 18, 2010 | Comments (2) | Permalink

Professor Bruce considers how to consider your options…

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Stay Focussed

posted by David Wolf on Sep 19, 2009 | Comments (32) | Permalink

Moral of the story: With one tuchus, you can’t dance at two weddings. Establish priorities and focus on what’s important and don’t be penny wise and pound foolish.

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Fat Murray

posted by Bruce Freeman on Sep 1, 2009 | Comments (56) | Permalink

The moral of the story has been stated – using effective marketing devices to bolster your image. But today I’d like to add a comment about our current economic times. We have just bailed out our financial and auto industries (and G-d knows who else) to the tune of 800 billion dollars We’ve sent a great deal of our manufacturing overseas. But you can put your economic fears aside as I can assure you we make the best gourmet dog biscuits right here in America.

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Stretching the Rubber Band

posted by Bruce Freeman on Aug 29, 2009 | Comments (55) | Permalink

Two possible morals today. You can stretch the rubber band, but don’t break it OR to paraphrase the great George Bernard Shaw, the progress of the world depends upon the persistence of the unreasonable man.

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From Adversity to Advantage

posted by Bruce Freeman on Aug 10, 2009 | Comments (166) | Permalink

I’ve found the three most important things in battling adversity are determination, hope and a sense of humor. My grandmother who fled religious persecution and arrived in America just in time to raise 5 children during the Great Depression of the 1920’s often said to me “You only have two choices in this world, you can laugh or you can cry”. I’ve chosen to laugh.

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Aim To Please

posted by Bruce Freeman on Aug 5, 2009 | Comments (40) | Permalink

Believe in your dream, envision success and dedicate your energies to a positive outcome.

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Communicating What You Do

posted by Bruce Freeman on Jul 27, 2009 | Comments (32) | Permalink

What is basic to you may not be basic to others. Find a few understandable ways to explain what you do and show value.

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Perseverance

posted by Bruce Freeman on Jul 23, 2009 | Comments (169) | Permalink

Perseverance. In my opinion, you only fail when you stop trying.

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Birthing the Elephant

posted by Bruce Freeman on Jul 21, 2009 | Comments (150) | Permalink

Always be out there. You never know when opportunity knocks. Think out of the box.

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40th Birthday Party

posted by Bruce Freeman on Jul 19, 2009 | Comments (38) | Permalink

You are not the definition of your last job. You are many things to many people: father, husband, mother wife, son, daughter, friend etc. Keep your perspective and maintain your balance.

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